The table below looks at the statistics for IBM Notes skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Notes over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)
Rank 136 126 114
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 15 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.26% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.70% 1.96% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate
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£430 £190 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+126.31% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £185 £300
% change year-on-year
+62.16% -38.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £12.20 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -12.85%
IBM Notes
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
555 409 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.36% 13.17% 18.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 213 184
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £230 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 38
Average hourly rate £18.25 £25.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £13.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £38.24 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -10.52%

IBM Notes
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM Notes across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

IBM Notes Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IBM Notes
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM Notes across the North West region.

IBM Notes Daily Rate Trend in the North West

IBM Notes
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM Notes across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

IBM Notes Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

IBM Notes
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM Notes across the North West region.

IBM Notes Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

IBM Notes
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Notes within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -3 5 - - 4
Cheshire -9 5 £500 +400.00%
Lancashire - 2 £225 - 1
Cumbria - 1 £500 -
IBM Notes
England

IBM Notes
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing IBM Notes also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM Notes.

1 50 (100.00%) Lotus
2 37 (74.00%) Microsoft
3 21 (42.00%) Windows
3 21 (42.00%) Citrix
4 18 (36.00%) Migration
5 15 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 13 (26.00%) ITIL
7 12 (24.00%) MS Office
7 12 (24.00%) VMware
7 12 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (22.00%) MCP
8 11 (22.00%) SLA
8 11 (22.00%) OpenView
8 11 (22.00%) HP
8 11 (22.00%) Service Management
8 11 (22.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 10 (20.00%) EMC
9 10 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 10 (20.00%) VPN
9 10 (20.00%) SCCM
10 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
10 9 (18.00%) WAN
10 9 (18.00%) SSL
10 9 (18.00%) IIS
11 8 (16.00%) SAP
11 8 (16.00%) Cisco
11 8 (16.00%) Windows XP
11 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
11 8 (16.00%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (16.00%) Information Security

IBM Notes
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing IBM Notes also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM Notes. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.00%) IIS
3 7 (14.00%) Apache
4 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.00%) Lync
5 2 (4.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 15 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (24.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP ERP
1 2 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) VPN
2 9 (18.00%) WAN
2 9 (18.00%) SSL
3 7 (14.00%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (14.00%) Firewall
4 5 (10.00%) MPLS
5 4 (8.00%) Network Security
6 2 (4.00%) LAN
6 2 (4.00%) VoIP
6 2 (4.00%) DHCP
6 2 (4.00%) DNS
7 1 (2.00%) WAAS
7 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.00%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MSI
General
1 4 (8.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (8.00%) Local Government
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Law
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Architect
1 13 (26.00%) Analyst
2 10 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 10 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (14.00%) Security Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Project Manager
5 6 (12.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Network Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (10.00%) Technical Architect
7 4 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (8.00%) Lotus Notes Administrator
7 4 (8.00%) Lotus Notes Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Administrator
8 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Lead Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.00%) Life Science
3 1 (2.00%) iSeries
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.00%) Windows
2 8 (16.00%) Windows XP
3 7 (14.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.00%) Windows NT
6 2 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Migration
2 13 (26.00%) ITIL
3 11 (22.00%) Service Management
4 8 (16.00%) Information Security
5 6 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (8.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.00%) Project Management
7 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (4.00%) Email Migration
8 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.00%) ERP
8 2 (4.00%) PRINCE
8 2 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (4.00%) Data Cleansing
9 1 (2.00%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (2.00%) Programme Management
9 1 (2.00%) Data Management
9 1 (2.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.00%) C
3 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) MCP
2 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.00%) CISMP
4 3 (6.00%) CISSP
4 3 (6.00%) ISACA
5 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 12 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (16.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (12.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (12.00%) Xen
5 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.00%) XenApp
5 2 (4.00%) XenServer
5 2 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) OpenView
1 11 (22.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 10 (20.00%) SCCM
3 2 (4.00%) AirWatch
3 2 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (100.00%) Lotus
2 37 (74.00%) Microsoft
3 21 (42.00%) Citrix
4 12 (24.00%) VMware
5 11 (22.00%) HP
6 10 (20.00%) EMC
7 8 (16.00%) SAP
7 8 (16.00%) Cisco
8 7 (14.00%) Clearswift
8 7 (14.00%) CheckPoint
8 7 (14.00%) Oracle
9 4 (8.00%) NetApp
10 3 (6.00%) Juniper
11 2 (4.00%) Websense
12 1 (2.00%) Capita
12 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (2.00%) Adobe
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